ASHA HANDICRAFTS ASSOCIATION
Asha Handicrafts Association, founded in 1975, is a Guaranteed Fair Trade-certified organization (World Fair Trade Organization, Netherlands & Fair Trade Forum, India).
Our vision and mission is to provide marketing support to thousands of Indian artisan communities, through a sustainable global market and help them to preserve the art and craft of India.
As a social enterprise, all the surplus are ploughed back towards the social welfare of our artisans and their families.
We partner with Fair Trade importers the world over, with an impressive range of over 4000 products, across categories like Home Decor, Lifestyle Accessories, Office Stationery, Toys and Games and Corporate Gifts.
Our products are made of natural locally available Indian materials like wood, ceramic, textile and reflect the authentic style, design and colours of our rich Indian heritage.
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Asha Handicrafts endeavors as a nation to become self-reliant by supporting indigenous handicrafts that is the rich heritage of Indian artisans.
Our mission is to provide marketing facilities to the artisans through a sustainable global market and help them preserve the art and craft of India.
Asha strives to “preserve”, “protect” and “promote” the lives of Indian artisans and communicate their craft to the world.
Every product of Asha Handicrafts bears testimony to India’s rich culture and heritage.
View a few of the exquisite crafts and unique skills of the Indian artisans associated with Asha Handicrafts !
Sustainability Role in overall company's strategic plansSustainability enables Asha Handicrafts Association to remain relevant and expand globally in today’s world.Sustainability initiatives'WHEELS FOR CHANGE' was an initiative where women artisans were provided with Bicycles as a convenient means of transport to work.Pledges for the yearEstablishing the 'Asha Regional Centre' at our major Craft Centre is in progress designed to train, equip and empower the artisan community with sustainable technologies and business models for consumption and production.Social equity at your companyAsha Handicrafts Association ensures Fair wages and Gender equality in the production units. A medical Centre and yearly free medical camps are organised in the heart of the craft center providing free consultation and medication for the artisan communities. Educational aid, Tuition Centers and computer training is provided for the artisan children in the craft centres.
Join us as we choose to make a difference and ignite ‘HOPE’(ASHA) in the lives of Indian artisans and their communities.
Partnering with ‘Umed’ gave Asha the opportunity to provide dignity; purpose and livelihood to the differently abled adults by enabling them to make recycled paper bags for packaging our products.
Asha Handicrafts is an organisation committed to the preservation and promotion of Indian handicrafts across the globe. Asha Handicrafts offers hope to thousands of Indian artisans. Against an increas ...